Richard C. Chamberlain

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Richard C. Chamberlain

July 06, 1929 - December 15, 2018

Richard C. Chamberlain Richard C. Chamberlain, 89, of New Castle passed away the night of Dec. 15, 2018, at his residence.
Born July 6, 1929, in Detroit, Mich., he was the son of Clarence and Mildred (Howlet) Chamberlain.
He was preceded in death earlier this year on Nov. 26, 2018, by his wife of 68 years, Boneita "Bonnie" (Hough) Chamberlain, whom he married Jan. 28, 1950.
Richard served his country from 1947-1948 and 1950-1951 as a corporal in the U.S. Army. He was a sales supervisor for 36 years with Dean Foods until his retirement in 1997.
He held memberships in the Elks Club, the Travelers Protection Association, and was a life member of the Grippers Club. Richard enjoyed making home repairs and being a backyard mechanic.
He was a member of Shenango Presbyterian Church.
Mr. Chamberlain is survived by one daughter, Sharon (Richard) McCracken of Vernon, Conn.; one son, Randy (Kim) Chamberlain of Sharpsville, Pa.; one sister, Shirley Furman of Jefferson, Ohio; six grandchildren, Ian McCracken, Eric McCracken, Joshua Chamberlain, Natasha Chamberlain, Amanda Marstellar and Leah Chamberlain; and three great-granddaughters, Annie and Sarah McCracken and Adalynn Marstellar.
In addition to his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by one son, Richard Chamberlain II, and one sister, Vivian Chamberlain.
A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the R. Cunningham Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., where online condolences may be offered at www.cunninghamfh.com.
Published on December 17, 2018
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